An identified U. Army personnel wears a hand lettered “War Is Hell” slogan on his helmet, June during the Vietnam War. He was with the Airborne Brigade Battalion on defense duty at Phouc Vinh airstrip in South Vietnam.
"173rd Airborne Brigade Battalion member Larry Wayne Chaffin during the Vietnam War, Phouc Vinh airstrip in South Vietnam. "War is Hell" June 18, 1965." (Photo by Horst Faas. AP Photo) He made it home and died at age 39 from an illness relating to Agent Orange exposure. (See this Instagram photo by @peerintothepast • 3,230 likes)
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Grandson of Larry Wayne Chaffin, "War is Hell", Airborne Brigade Battalion member, during the Vietnam War - Phouc Vinh airstrip in South Vietnam, June Died at age 39 from an illness relating to Agent Orange exposure.